Gas oil

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Oil gas is a group of petroleum distillation products having boiling points between kerosene and lubricating oil.[1] The term originally referred to oil that was added to illuminating gas.[2]

Vacuum gas oil[edit]

Vacuum gas oil is a more viscous form of oil gas, produced by vacuum distillation. It is black semi-solid with a smell like asphalt.[3]

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  1. ^ "gas oil". Merriam-Webster. Retrieved July 19, 2016. 
  2. ^ Bahadori, Alireza (2014). Dictionary of oil, gas, and petrochemical processing. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. ISBN 146658825X. 
  3. ^ "Distillates (petroleum), vacuum". National Institute of Health. Retrieved July 19, 2016. 

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